By Greg Hambrick
Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and Washington. Here are 13 of the top stories from around the region over the past year.
General manager issued an apology to the department. See why they were refused.
Vehicle strikes deer, deer lands on jogger.
Aaron Alexis, 34, was killed in the shootings that left at least 12 dead. He had at least one previous firearms charge.
Police say Mark Edward Waugh, of Great Falls, was stabbed to death.
Attorney General recount delayed complete results, but Election Night gave Democrats narrow win.
New healthy cub arrived in August, melted hearts. See her again!
Sofia Petrova was reportedly stranded in Siberia.
Puppy fractured his leg in four places after he was thrown off a balcony.
Co-owner of Mars Inc. was driver of SUV that struck minivan with women from Texas. She has been sentenced.
Two charged with 'keeping a bawdy place' in Arlington in December.
There's one unique feature of the brand-new Cameron's Chocolates that will warm your heart.
Group called arrest “senseless” and “insensitive.”
The funeral home made a horrible mistake.